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10 Impactful Benefits of Nature Play – shared by HiMama

10 Impactful Benefits of Nature Play – shared by HiMama

10 Impactful Benefits of Nature Play Written by HiMama and shared with Atelier Kids Playing in nature is good for our body, mind, and soul! Providing ourselves and our children with opportunities to be in nature is unlike any other experience. Being in nature may mean...

“Ancestor Rocks” – Every Child Matters

“Ancestor Rocks” – Every Child Matters

“To the Indigenous, rocks are seen as ‘living ancestors’…they possess an energy, a spiritual energy and are often called ‘ancestor rocks’. Rocks are seen as symbols of permanence and resiliency…they are here on earth forever.” ~ Meaghan Salisbury, educator Métis...

Reggio Philosophy: At the Core of Everything We Do

Reggio Philosophy: At the Core of Everything We Do

https://blog.himama.com/category/podcast/ Our Atelier Kids. Owner and Head of School, Bernadette Testani, discusses how our childcare centre uses the Reggio Philosophy to educate and provide the best learning experiences for children. Bernadette states that we're not...

Educating Children for a Better, More Just, Future

Educating Children for a Better, More Just, Future

This year is an especially difficult year to say we are “celebrating” Canada’s National Indigenous People’s Day. But it is a day that we believe is more important than ever to mark. The recent discoveries have reminded us of our beloved country's difficult history. It...

Educating Children for an Uncertain Future

Educating Children for an Uncertain Future

Our world is changing faster than ever before. New technologies, new industries, and, as we have seen this past year, new viruses that turn our world upside down. So, with all this uncertainty, how do we educate our youngest citizens to ensure they will thrive in this...